Hiking in the Vaud Alps
The Vaud Alps, a paradise for hikers of all levels.
With more than 1,000 km of marked trails, experienced hikers or beginners can find a route adapted to their level to experience unforgettable moments at one with nature.
We suggest you set off to conquer a summit, take a walk along a river, discover a mountain lake, refresh yourself with the water from a waterfall, meander through the vineyards of Chablais or stop for a break in a charming Alpine chalet.
From green pastures in valleys to snow-capped summits at more than 3,000 meters above sea level, your adventures in the region will certainly live up to your expectations.
Put on your walking shoes and your hiking backpack, and let yourself be surprised by the Vaud Alps, its numerous and enthralling landscapes, which can be rediscovered with the passing of the seasons.
Follow the guide! Take a guided group hike or a tailor-made hike
If you want to learn more about the fauna, flora and geology of the region, consider hiring our guides and mountain leaders. They know the mountains like the back of their hand, tell you a bit of alpine history, tell you local legends and take you off the beaten track while ensuring a safe outing.
Educational trails, to learn while walking
Take one of the many themed hikes along which information panels are placed. In addition to walking in the heart of superb panoramas, you learn more about the culture, heritage, geology or even the fauna and flora of the region.
Go hiking through the Vaud Alps at your own pace
Hiking is accessible to everyone! From family walks to the Alpine trail, choose the itinerary that suits you best and discover the Vaud Alps according to your interests.
During the summer season, meetings focused on hiking sometimes have a theme such as gourmet, knowledge of plants or heritage. They even organize themselves a festival. Meet walkers, share your favorite hikes or join a hiking group.
Other activities that may also interest you
Venture into a nature reserve, run on the trails, maintain your form on a fitness course and switch to contemplation mode from the peaks of the Vaud Alps. Viewpoints are the reward for all your hard work.